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New Russian entrant into creepiest robot face contest

November 1, 2012

Neurobotics, a Russian brain research organization, has just released videos of their new human-like woman robotic head.

Hanson Robotics, whose Einstein head is shown above, Kokoro, a Japanese robot manufacturer, and Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro are all known for their realistic android heads – all of which have given the creeps to many and helped coin the term “uncanny valley.”

Frank Tobe
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Frank Tobe is the owner and publisher of The Robot Report, and is also a panel member for Robohub's Robotics by Invitation series.

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